INDA: Outlook for medical face mask and meltb...

Outlook for medical face mask and meltblown demand


As a result from Covid-19 the demand for respirators and medical face masks at the forefront of efforts to fight corona virus went up during the last months. A new report from the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, INDA, Cary, NC/USA, examines the market and outlook for the stand-alone meltblown process used to produce those products.

The report, “Meltblown Nonwoven Markets: COVID-19 Impact Analysis” presents an outlook on the meltblown required for medical face masks and respirators in the USA, providing critical insights for companies to make informed decisions during these times. The report also provides a global view of meltblown capacity.
Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, the report is authored by Brad Kalil, INDA’s Director of Market Intelligence & Economic Insights, an industry leader on providing important information on this sector of the nonwoven industry.
This report is focused on the overall market and provides an introduction to meltblown techniques, the fibers’ unique properties and end-use applications, historical capacity, and estimated US and global volumes.
Meltblown Nonwoven Markets: COVID-19 Impact Analysis provides valuable insights for companies involved in the meltblown supply chain from resin equipment producers to fabric producers to end-use converters involved in face mask production, the filtration industry and wipes markets.

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